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Directorate Of Higher Education

Government Of Maharashtra, India

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Over the years, a number of laws have been enacted to help achieve the above mentioned objectives of the Department. The regulatory framework consists of the following major Acts:
Sr. No. Name of Act.
1 Maharashtra University Act 1994 .
2 Maharashtra Non Agricultural Universities and Affiliated Colleges Standard Code ( Terms and Conditions of non teaching Employees) Rules 1984.
3 The Maharashtra Educational Institutions (Management) Act 1976.
4 The Maharashtra Educational Institutions ( Prohibition of Capitation Fee) Act 1987 ( Amendment ) Act 1996.
5 The Maharashtra Fire Prevention and Life Safety measures Act 2006.
6 Maharashtra Prohibition of ragging Act 1999.
7 Maharashtra Prevention of Malpractices a University Board and other specified examination ordinance 1982.
8 Right to Information Act 2005
9 Sc, ST, VJNT, OBC, SBC issuance caste Certificate and verification regulation Act 2000.
10 The Persons with disabilities ( Equal opportunities of rights and full participation) Act 1995.
11 Post Recruitment (Ministerial) examination, Department of Education and the qualifying examination (supervisory posts) Department of Education ( First amendment) rule 1999.
12 Scheduled castes and The Scheduled Tribes ( Prevention of atrocities) act 1989 .
13 Maharashtra State Public Service ( Scheduled Caste, Tribe, Vimukta Jati, Nomadic Tribes, SBC and OBC reservation) Act 2001 – implementation date from 29 January 2004.
14 Cigarettes and other tobacco products ( Provision of advertisement and regulations of trade and commerce production supply and distribution) Act 2003 .
15 The Maharashtra Govt. Servants regulation of transfers and prevention of delaying discharge of official duties Act 2005.
16 Maharashtra Civil Services ( a) General Conditions of Services; b) Pay; c) Joining Time Foreign services and payments during suspension dismissal and removal; d) leave; e) Pension; f) Honoraria, Fees, Compensatory local and House rent allowances; g) Occupation of govt. residences; h) Travelling allowance ; i)Discipline and appeal); j)Conduct Rule 1979.
17 UGC regulations.